It’s always worth remembering that even our urban jungle has some green bits. If any local Peabody residents have a garden then here’s a competition for you (I might run a Kings cross wide competition if there’s interest). Peabody message starts:
>>Test your green fingers in our 150th anniversary gardening competition
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By Steven 23rd May 2012
Unearth some great prizes in Peabody in Bloom, our special 150th anniversary gardening competition.
Whether you’re an adult or a child, an amateur or at Alan Titchmarsh level, we’re sure you’ll find a competition and category for you.
Competition 1 – CONTAINER COMPETITIONS
There are two categories: flowers and food.
These can be grown in a container of your choice.
Each category will be divided into two age groups: adults, and children aged 16 or under.
Prizes – adults:
1st – annual membership for two to Kew Gardens
2nd – annual membership to the Royal Horticultural Society
3rd – Homebase vouchers to the value of £150
Prizes – children:
1st – day out at Chessington World of Adventures for a family of four
2nd – £75 of Argos vouchers
3rd – £50 of Argos vouchers
Competition 2 – SUNFLOWER CHALLENGE
We’re looking for the tallest sunflower in Peabody!
Get your sunflower seeds and an application form by emailing us firstname.lastname@example.org (please put Peabody in Bloom in the subject line) or calling Nicola Langley-Essen on 020 7021 4693.
The prize is EITHER annual membership for two to Kew Gardens OR a day out at Chessington World of Adventures for a family of four.
Entries, which should include a photograph, must be received by 10 August 2012.